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2022 Northern Indiana Field Organizer

Location: Lake County, Porter County and LaPorte County, Indiana

Job Overview: IDP is hiring a Field Organizer. The Field Organizer will work to maximize voter participation and volunteer recruitment in Indiana’s First Congressional District for the 2022 election cycle. Organizers will be responsible for recruiting, training, and managing volunteers to expand the volunteer network for the campaign. Organizers will manage and execute voter contact tactics such as phone banks, canvasses, voter registration drives, text banks, and visibility events. In addition, Organizers will recruit and coordinate volunteers around voter protection efforts. Organizers should be high energy, outgoing, and enthusiastic. A Field Organizer will answer directly to the Organizing Director.

The salary for this position is $42,000 annually.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Recruit, train, and manage volunteers for door knocking, phonebanking and voter registration
  • Develop and maintain relationships within local communities
  • Consistently meet and provide reports on weekly goals for voter contacts and volunteers recruited
  • Plan and execute voter contact events

Requirements:

  • Prior organizing experience in paid, volunteer (including nonprofit or church), or internship capacity preferred
  • Bilingual (Spanish) fluency a plus
  • Ability to work unusual hours (including some weekends and nights, especially leading up to the election)
  • Ability to work long hours during GOTV period leading up to election day
  • Ability to handle pressure and a fast paced environment while being detail-oriented
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to work well with a team
  • Reliable transportation and travel required
  • Must be located in Northwest Indiana or willing to relocate

Compensation: $3500/mo + benefits from date of hire to November 15, 2022.

Diversity and Inclusion:

The Indiana Democratic Party is an equal opportunity employer and is dedicated to the achievement of equality of opportunity for all its employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, age, national origin or disability.vWe strongly encourage members of underrepresented and marginalized communities to apply. Voluntary Self-Identification Information (OPTIONAL) Consistent with the IDP’s commitment to including groups historically under-represented in the IDP’s affairs, by virtue of race/ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, or disability, we encourage members of underrepresented groups to seek jobs within the IDP.

To Apply:

Please email a resume to jobs@indems.org.  Please include “Northern IN Regional Organizing Director” in the subject line.

Regional Organizing Director

The Indiana Democratic Party is hiring Regional Organizing Directors to build a stronger party in the field throughout the Hoosier State. The role is ideal for someone looking to be more involved in politics and party building and who wants to dedicate themselves to learning more about the inner workings of campaigns, strategic planning, and voter targeting and contact. These are important roles to building back a fair and equitable two party system of government in Indiana. 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Will work closely with IDP and Data leadership and will be responsible for recruiting, training, and managing volunteers to expand the volunteer network for the party/campaign.
  • Organizers will manage and execute voter contact tactics such as phone banks, text banks, canvasses, voter registration drives, days of action, and visibility events. 
  • Develop regional strategies and systems that lead teams to successfully meet daily, weekly, and monthly organizing metrics, as well as maintain data integrity.
  • Work with the Data team to target areas based on Party strategies, “cut turf,” create contact lists, and utilize software, applications, and other tools to maximize engagement with Hoosier voters. 
  • Build and maintain political relationships with county / local leaders in regions to increase buy-in and trust for the Party at large and locally. Represent Party at local events and meetings. 
  • Work with state leadership to implement new communications, messaging, and digital strategies in your region to increase local engagement with the Party in coordination with the Communications team. 
  • Ensure that all organizing volunteers in the region are properly trained on the values-based mission and technical aspects of the job and work to increase volunteer capacity and productivity. 
  • Keep team focused and motivated during fluctuating work schedules and environments (heavy campaign seasons and low times). 
  • Consistently meet stated deadlines and communicate with state leadership regularly. 

Successful candidates will have:

  • Commitment to the election of Democrats up and down the ballot 
  • Organizational skills and ability to meet strict deadlines
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be a self-starter and be able to work independently and as part of a team
  • Adaptable to changing needs and program priorities
  • Positive attitude required
  • Previous political campaign experience a plus
  • Bilingual abilities are a plus

To Apply:

Please email a resume, cover letter to jobs@indems.org.  Please include “Regional Organizing Director” in the subject line.

The Indiana Democratic Party is an equal opportunity employer and is dedicated to the achievement of equality of opportunity for all its employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, age, national origin or disability.

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